Arndt Auhagen began studying the violin at the age of six with Erika Daams at the Clara Schumann Musikschule in his native city, Düsseldorf. He later took lessons with Alexi Burduli, a former student of David Oistrach’s.
Auhagen went on to study violin at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg with Mark Lubotsky. He also had lessons with Charles-André Linale, then first violinist of the Orpheus Quartet. He has taken part in masterclasses with Yfrah Neaman, Felix Andrievski, Liane Issakadze, Emile Cantor and members of the Amadeus and Borodin Quartets.
Arndt Auhagen has won prizes at various competitions, including Jugend Musiziert, the Hausmann Musikwettbewerb and the Elise Meyer Stiftung competition
He joined the second violin section of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in September 2000.
Auhagen regularly gives solo and chamber performances with various ensembles. Together with three colleagues from the the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra he forms the Egmont Quartet.